Akros Research
Posted Job
12 months ago

Reveal Program Manager – Portuguese Speaking

Akros employs passionate, results-oriented self-starters who are willing to take the plunge with us. We are an energetic, fast moving team who often have to divide and conquer to get the job done. We are looking for people to invest in, to learn from, and to share and grow our lessons learned so far. And we are looking for those who can bring new ideas, new perspectives and new bursts of energy and innovation to our team. We have a deep history of people coming to Akros, coming alongside our founders, supporting the same vision they are seeing: to make tangible impact in sustainable ways for the vulnerable populations we are working among. Many past employees, consultants and fellows have created a lasting legacy at Akros through their own innovations which we have helped expand, and in some cases take to scale. If you have an idea that is going to create impact on global health and it fits within our wheelhouse – we are willing to help take that idea to fruition.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments across various countries to evaluate existing malaria control and elimination protocols and map them to customized Reveal system configuration to support intervention management.
  • Lead in translating intervention protocol workflows to Reveal configuration specifications.
  • Work alongside country ministries of health and their partners to implement Reveal in urban and rural communities according to program protocols.
  • Lead Training-of-Trainers activities for implementing partners on Reveal use in the field, how to train health workers and district-level decision makers, and data use for decision making.
  • Liaise with National Malaria Control Programs and in-country implementing partners across targeted countries to build capacity for Reveal use, facilitate integrations with existing NMCP datasets, and guide field protocol training and operational management for community health workers and spray operators who are administering interventions.
  • Working alongside the Reveal team to identify market opportunities across target countries and proactively seek partnerships.
  • Document best practices for system configuration, protocol design, and end user training.
  • Represent Akros and Reveal to NMCPs, implementing partners, and donors around the globe.
  • Propose product feature requests needed to support a new workflow and work with global design team to brainstorm, define, and prioritize these requests
  • Actively participate in design team discussions of new product features. Source feedback from field operators and NMCPs.
  • Work with informatics team and subcontractors to test mockups and high-fidelity prototypes in new countries and against new NMCP protocols.
  • With research team, develop impact metrics and indicators for new priority workflows and ensure current workflows are kept up-to-date as protocols or indicators change
  • Collaborate with field based project team leaders to understand application requirements and recommend system enhancements and/or bug fixes.
  • Experience working with remote teams

Qualifications:

  • Akros employs passionate, results-orientated self-starters who are willing to take the plunge with us.
  • We are an energetic, fast moving team who often have to divide and conquer to get the job done.
  • We are looking for people to invest in, to learn from, and to share and grow our lessons learned so far.
  • And we are looking for those who can bring new ideas, new perspectives and new bursts of energy and innovation to our team.
  • We have a deep history of people coming to Akros, coming alongside our founders, supporting the same vision they are seeing: to make tangible impact in sustainable ways for the vulnerable populations we are working among.
  • Many past employees or fellows have created a lasting legacy at Akros through their own innovations which we have helped expand, and in some cases take to scale.
  • If you have an idea that is going to create impact on global health and it fits within our wheelhouse – we are willing to help take that idea to fruition.

The appropriate candidate will possess:

  • At least 5 years of strong public health experience including malaria epidemiology, entomology or related field.
  • Knowledge about neglected tropical diseases considered a plus.
  • Knowledge and past experience setting up or maintaining malaria elimination structures including reactive case detection, entomology, foci investigation, or other malaria interventions.
  • Demonstrated data system design and data visualization expertise.
  • A depth of international travel experience and past positions working in cross-cultural environments
  • Ability to learn new topics and settings quickly and turn that learning around to create solutions to problems
  • Experience operating in a developing world context (if international)
  • Technical, field-based implementation experience
  • Technical writing capability
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with minimal instruction in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to productively communicate with remote teams
  • Required: Portuguese speaking and writing proficiency
  • Useful skills will also include:
  • Experience working with a range of government stakeholders
  • Training a variety of audiences
  • Data analysis using mainstream statistical packages (Stata preferred)
  • GIS expertise and use of GIS tools such as qGIS and ArcGIS for spatial epidemiology
  • Information system design would be a bonus

Term, Location and Payment:

  • This position will be for a period of 12-24 months. Salary will depend on experience. The position is based remotely in Maputo, Mozambique. More than 60% travel is anticipated.

How to Apply

To apply, please forward a current CV, three current references and a covering letter to the email below:

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Email applications to
careers@akros.com

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